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Tag: ESAL Events

Article - Feb 23, 2020
100 Years of the 19th Amendment: A Discussion on Progress and Challenges

ESAL Founder & Chair, Arti Garg, spoke as a panelist in a Town Hall discussion entitled “100 Years of the 19th Amendment: A Discussion on Progress and Challenges,” at the 2020 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Article - Feb 23, 2020
Envisioning Local Engagement: ESAL at the AAAS 2020 Annual Meeting

ESAL had a strong presence at the 2020 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Through speakers and events, our group shared ways that scientists and engineers could get involved in their communities right away, and have an impact on the biggest challenges we face.

Article - Dec 20, 2019
Communication, Politics, and Science at AGU 2019

At the American Geophysical Union’s 2019 Fall Meeting, ESAL hosted two sessions about scientists engaging as citizens in their communities. They brought together diverse groups of scientists who shared experience, advice, and inspiration about impacting city, regional, and state policies.

Article - Dec 16, 2019
ESAL Joins Science & Democracy Event at AGU Fall Meeting

On December 10, 2019, geoscientists and policy enthusiasts joined for a Science & Democracy happy hour in San Francisco, a public event that coincided with the American Geophysical Union’s 2019 Fall Meeting. The event was organized by the Union of Concerned Scientists along with ESAL and other partner organizations.

Article - Dec 12, 2019
Scientists as Citizens: ESAL at the 2019 Science Policy Symposium

On November 1 and 2, ESAL presented workshops on local engagement at the National Science Policy Network’s 2019 Science Policy Symposium at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. NSPN is a nationwide group of early-career researchers interested in science policy.

Article - Nov 15, 2019
Computers with a Cause: Behind the Scenes with Tech Exchange

On November 6, ESAL co-hosted a happy hour with Tech Exchange, a nonprofit in Oakland, California tackling the digital divide. The event included a tour of the Tech Exchange warehouse, where they refurbish electronic equipment for distribution.

Article - Sep 21, 2019
Swimming Against the Current: Innovation in Water Technology and Policy

On September 12, ESAL hosted a roundtable discussion on local water policy in Oakland, California. The event featured a panel of San Francisco Bay Area leaders who contribute to innovation in water-related technologies and policy decision making.

Article - May 29, 2019
Taking the First Step

On May 8, four scientists and engineers shared their insights on community engagement at an ESAL happy hour in Berkeley, California. The event brought together leaders from across the San Francisco Bay Area who apply their expertise while serving on commissions in their local cities.

Article - May 19, 2019
#EngageLocal: ESAL Goes Live on Twitter

On May 9, ESAL hosted a Twitter chat to share tips and ideas for how scientists and engineers can make a difference in their community. Using the #EngageLocal hashtag, scientists and engineers from around the country joined in to ask questions and share their experience.

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